Introduction

Peter Temple had a successful career as a journalist, editor, and academic before turning to writing. His crime fiction novels transcend the genre and have made him one of Australia's most popular and successful authors of the past two decades. He has won many literary prizes, including the prestigious international crime writing prize the Duncan Lawrie Dagger award for The Broken Shore, and the 2010 Miles Franklin award for Truth.


Library resources

On our shelves:

His short story Kingdom Come can be found in The Best Australian Stories 2003, edited by Peter Craven.

Peter Temple also supplied the introduction, A novel of menace, for the 2009 reissue of the Australian classic:


Interviews


Reviews

The Broken shore:

Truth:

 


Web Resources

 Television adaptations: